Colder weather can cause spikes in energy bill costs, but following some of these tips can help you save some money while also staying warm. Feel around your house and find drafty doors or windows. Drafts keep your house from… Read More
Learning the garbage and recycling rules and regulations as a tenant can be difficult, but don’t worry, the Neighborhood housing Office is here to help! Read below to learn about garbage and recycling FYI’s, guidelines, and things to make your life a little easier…. Read More
First thing’s first, check your lease! Generally speaking, unless the damage is caused by the negligence of the tenant (tenant action or inaction), responsibility to make major repairs such as heat, air conditioning, electric, plumbing is that of the landlord…. Read More
12 hours (may be shorter with tenant consent or for emergency situations). More information can be found in Step 16: Living in Your New Home of our Rental Timeline.
Make sure that all verbal agreements with your landlord are written into a lease. This is especially important in the case of promised repairs. Be sure to include a completion date in the clause. Only a written agreement assures you that… Read More
When you move into your unit, remember to fill out the checklist provided by your landlord. This creates a written record of any problems the unit has or repairs the unit needs. This holds your landlord accountable for repairs and helps the… Read More